Military

South Carolina is home to six military bases and a number of major federal defense contractors. Blanchard Machinery has a long history of proudly supporting the US military, whether that is direct support or working with local major defense contractors to fulfill military requirements. Some of our support services include Machine Leases, Maintenance & Repair Services, Power Plants, Power Generation Rentals, as well as local expertise at all Blanchard locations.

For many years, Blanchard has worked with the South Carolina engineering firm, Fluor Global, to support Fluor contracts with the US military, the State Department, FEMA and other defense contractors. Blanchard Powers Systems provides Fluor electric power generation equipment and service personnel in austere environments and conflict areas which require special security and logistics preparations.  In addition to providing base life support services for soldiers and quality electric services for communications and radar installations, Blanchard also provides backup generator support for critical facilities and complex testing projects.

Since November 2009, Blanchard Machinery, in conjunction with Caterpillar, has had Field Service Representatives (FSR) working on location for the US Army in Afghanistan. In addition to supporting over 50 Caterpillar 966H Wheel Loaders, the FSRs are also responsible for maintaining an on-site parts depository as well training members of the military on how to safely operate the machines.

Blanchard Machinery also provides convenient online parts purchasing through the Cat PartStore. PartStore provides customers with the opportunity to purchase parts from their local Cat dealer online, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Online parts ordering allows customers free access to check real-time price and availability on over 800,000 parts from the convenience of your worksite. There is no other logistic support system that can offer the same parts and service support for the military or federal defense contractors.

Speak with a Blanchard representative today to learn more about your options for customizing equipment to meet your needs.